David Willey has been the BBC’s Rome Correspondent since 1971 and is one of the veterans of BBC News. He is the author of an acclaimed critical biography of Pope John Paul II, God’s Politician (1992) and also of Italians (1984), published in connection with a successful BBC Television series. From the Vatican, he reported extensively the whole record breaking pontificate of John Paul II, whom he accompanied on more than 40 of his foreign journeys. David Willey was awarded the Order of the British Empire by Her Majesty The Queen in 2003 for his services to broadcasting journalism.
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